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Monday, December 29, 2008
Jays add catcher Barrett

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Catcher Michael Barrett has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney is reporting.

Barrett appeared in 30 games for the San Diego Padres in an injury-marred 2008 season, batting .202 with two home runs and nine RBIs.

In 12 major league seasons, Barrett is a career .264 hitter with 97 home runs.